The Sound of the Shofar!

Praise Him with the sound of the trumpet…  Psalm 150:3 In Bible days what they called trumpets were actually made of ram’s horns which they called a shofar. Specially chosen priests blew the shofars during the reading of certain Psalms. Priests blew their shofars before Jericho’s walls fell down. Shofars blew when the priests called the…

Time to Praise

From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised! Psalms 113:3 ESV I noticed this beautiful sunset as I was racing around just doing errands. How often do we miss God’s presence and blessings just because we are too busy to see what is right in…

Sunday Hymn – How Great Thou Art

Since it’s composition as a poem by Carl Boberg in Sweden more than a century ago this beloved hymn has passed through several renditions, translations and editors. Our most popular English version was translated and added to by Stuart Hine in 1949. This single song is likely sung by more churches around the world in…

Take My Life Hymn for Sunday

Written in 1873 by Francis Havergal this hymn is more than mere words. The message of her surrender to God’s will resonated through more than the melody. Four years after writing this hymn Francis Havergal donated all her considerable jewelry to a mission organization. Here are her own words,  “The Lord has shown me another…